First malware app discovered in Apple’s IOS store

“Find and Call” was identified as the first iOS app to be malicious. Obviously it is already removed but this is a clear sign that Apple is going to soon become a target. Get ready Mac/iPad/iPhone users, anti virus, etc software will soon need to be installed on your devices. As I have written before, Apple products did not need antivirus software because people were not developing viruses for them – that is the only reason. However, with Apple’s popularity, closed system, and other things such as their patent hording, virus writers are going to find their products and users more enticing to harm.

Link to article: http://crave.cnet.co.uk/software/apple-ios-app-store-hit-by-first-malware-app-50008523/

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